ball team or a band or anything at school that's an activity that you as a student are interested in, don't rush making the selections of good friends. those are lifelong choices. so you want to make sure that you befriend people that are -- that have common interests, that they have common hobbies, and somebody that you're going to enjoy being a friend with. >> carina: what about getting help at home? >> first of all, i would definitely reach out to mom and dad. you know there's a lot of times my sons look at me as if i came from another planet, and quite frankly, sometimes i look at them the same way, but the whole fact of the matter is at the end of the day, your parents love you, your parents care for you, whether it's your parent, grandparent, an adult role model, reach out to the adults in your life, make sure that they understand what you're going through, because i can guarantee you they're going to be there to support you, to love you, and to back you each and every way. >> carina: ms. wiseman, do you have any additional tips for us on staying cool & confident this school year?